Job Description :
Assists the practice area leader in defining and refining standards and best practices.
Models good development activities based on the best practices and standards defined by the practice area.
Identifies and suggests software development process improvements
Has visibility and understanding of the broader architectural vision
Leads the estimation of technical tasks and activities on project work
Works with team to re-engineer the existing global in store technology applications using .Net, WPF, and HTML5.
Responsible for segments or phases of broader and more complex aspects of projects with a global focus on development.
Analyzes the functional requirements, designs and implements them in software modules,. Clarify scope and breadth of work tasks with business analysts and product managers.
Follows industry standards, patterns and best practices for .Net development techniques in implementing business rules
Understands and is able to identify and implement reusable code in an object oriented fashion
Assists the lead developers in producing the relevant artifacts for the project
Assists team lead in building, deploying and releasing application builds
Keeps in touch with the latest .Net technology and continues to develop his/her technical skills.
Reviews code and performs an adequate level of unit, functional and integrated testing to ensure quality standards are attained.
Collaborates with the project team and is willing to be flexible to achieve team goals.
Participates in project planning, estimation, standup and status meetings as appropriate
Ownership mentality while maintaining a team focus
Maintain the release management cycle as well as the software development environments
Identifies product or process related development issues and provides constructive feedback to the Manager of Development as well as the Technical Delivery Manager
Learns and employs knowledge of the business segment targeted by the software application.
Work with client’s pulse support personnel to ensure they have a clear understanding of existing or upcoming functionality, prior to it being deployed/rolled-out
Develop and test client’s pulse packages and patches for client’s pulse application maintenance
Assist support personal with hands on investigation and drive solutions for domestic installations of the client’s pulse software
Assist the International Operations team with questions, issues and possible bugs for international installations of client’s pulse software

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, math, computer engineering or equivalent experience
7+ years of experience developing using .Net technologies
Solid foundation in computer science, with competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design.
Software development and testing experience using .Net, C#, ASP, Visual Basic, VB Scripting
Understanding of REST, SOAP and JSON
Understanding of Event Based Programming
Understanding of programming using a Message Broker and Service Bus
Working knowledge of such platforms as Windows, UNIX, and Linux.
Analyze and recommend solutions to programming issues, defects and bugs as assigned or encountered.
Translate the detail design to perform programming tasks to complete the project as required with some supervision.
Proficient at using code profiling and debugging tools
Understanding of different phases of software development life cycle
Schedule, organize and complete work in accordance with deadlines.
Passion for learning new or evolving technologies.
Strong conceptual thinking
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
Check work for acceptability and conformance with standards.
Able to effectively interact with business customers to understand and derive business needs
Experience with large systems software design and development, with knowledge of UNIX/Linux.

PREFERRED:
International software development experience (multi-lingual, multi-currency, geographic and locale awareness)
Skills in AJAX, knowledge of TCP/IP and network programming.
Experience with MSUNIT for unit testing